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A Rs.1 billion medicine scam unearthed in Sindh

August 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge scam involving purchase of drugs worth Rs.1 billion has been unearthed in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.An audit report for the 2012 financial ... Read more...

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Bengal to increase awareness in dengue affected areas

August 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With 80 confirmed cases of dengue reported so far in West Bengal, the state government has decided to launch an intense awareness campaign throughout all the ... Read more...

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Novel technique paves way for measuring indoor air pollutants

March 17th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Scientists have indicated that a new approach for checking the accuracy of measurements of hazardous indoor air pollutants may soon be ready for prime time.The promising approach was ... Read more...

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India committed to enhancing South Asia’s prosperity: Krishna

February 8th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinThimphu, Feb 8 (ANI): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Tuesday said India remains fully committed to enhancing the prosperity of South Asia through implementation of various social development ... Read more...

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Nails, hair indicate booze intake over last 90 days

January 9th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): United States Drug Testing Laboratories (USDTL) has launched two new tests - one for fingernails and the other for hair - which can report a donor's alcohol exposure ... Read more...

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Indigenous vaccine for swine flu this year: Patil

February 22nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the government had responded with alacrity to the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic and was in the process of developing an indigenous ... Read more...

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Drugs cheats warned as Olympics testing well underway

February 10th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 10 (DPA) Olympic officials are confident of catching drugs cheats at the Vancouver Games with an anti-doping programme they say is more extensive than ever before. Vancouver's doping laboratory has already ... Read more...

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Food, drug testing labs for Rajkot, Bhuj

September 5th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 5 (IANS) Gujarat will set up state-of-the-art food and drug testing laboratories in Rajkot and Bhuj in the state's Saurashtra-Kutch region, Health Minister Jaynarayan Vyas said Saturday. "The state already ... Read more...

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20 private laboratories cleared for H1N1 testing

August 21st, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government has given permission to 20 private laboratories to conduct swine flu tests, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad announced Friday and reiterated that there was no ... Read more...

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Unclean reusable bags can be a possible health risk

June 4th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): In a new microbiological study of reusable shopping bags, scientists have warned of the risks that unclean reusable bags can have on human health.The study was commissioned and ... Read more...

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CCEA approves Soil Health and Fertility Scheme

June 26th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 26 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for launching a Centrally Sponsored Scheme on National Project on Management of Soil Health and ... Read more...

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Ramadoss defends decision to close vaccine production units

May 17th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Central Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Saturday defended the government's decision to close India's three prime vaccine production facilities and denied charges that the move would create shortage of ... Read more...

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